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The GetAce function obtains a pointer to an ACE in an ACL. An ACE is an access control entry. An ACL is an access control list.

Declare Function GetAce Lib "advapi32.dll" (ByVal pAcl As Long, ByVal dwAceIndex As Long, pace As Any) As Long

Operating Systems Supported
Requires Windows NT 3.1 or later; Win9x/ME: Not supported


Parameter Information
- pAcl
[in] Pointer to an ACL structure containing the ACE to be retrieved.

- dwAceIndex
[in] Specifies the ACE to which a pointer is retrieved. A value of 0 corresponds to the first ACE in the ACL, 1 to the second ACE, and so on.

- pAce
[out] Pointer to a pointer the function sets to the address of the ACE.

Return Values
If the function succeeds, the return value is nonzero.

If the function fails, the return value is zero. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.

Last update: 07 April 2006